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By Steve Coll

Bestselling writer Steve Coll is likely one of the preeminent newshounds of the twenty-first century. His final books, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Ghost Wars and New York Times bestseller The Bin Ladens, were praised for his or her inventive perception and complicated but compelling narratives-and have placed him on par with reporters akin to the mythical Bob Woodward. Now, for the 1st time ever, the paperback variation of On the Grand Trunk Road is ultimately on hand, revised and up to date with new fabric. targeting Coll's trips in conflict-ridden India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Afghanistan as a bureau leader for The Washington submit, at the Grand Trunk Road finds a little-seen zone of the area the place violence, corruption, and greed have had devastating results on South Asians from all walks of lifestyles.

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For each sample query above and for each model it is indicated whether the model is part of the answer to the query (in that case the box corresponding to the query is ticked otherwise the box is not ticked). g. there are two tasks labeled A in model (5) in Fig. 4), in which case, APQL will treat these tasks as same tasks during query evaluation1 . 5 Related Work Mindful of the importance of query languages for business process models, the Business Process Management Initiative (BPMI) proposed to define a standard 1 Note that APQL is query language rather than a process modelling language.

Song and Wang are supported by the National Basic Research Program of China (2009CB320700), the National High-Tech Development Program of China (2008AA042301), the Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China (90718010), and the Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University of China. ter Hofstede, La Rosa and Polyvyanyy are partly supported by the ARC Linkage Grant “Facilitating Business Process Standardization and Reuse” (LP110100252). In 2010 and 2011, ter Hofstede was a senior visiting scholar of Tsinghua University.

Measuring similarity between business process models. , L´eonard, M. ) CAiSE 2008. LNCS, vol. 5074, pp. 450–464. Springer, Heidelberg (2008) 18. : Efficient and accurate retrieval of business process models through indexing (short paper). , Herrero, P. ) OTM 2010. LNCS, vol. 6426, pp. 402–409. Springer, Heidelberg (2010) 19. : Efficient consistency measurement based on behavioral profiles of process models. com Abstract. As the increasing popularity of Web Service Business Process Execution Language (WS-BPEL), it is urgent to meet the demand of retrieving the related BPEL processes in BPEL process repository quickly for business personnel.

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